RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - Panama's Minister of Labor and Workforce Development (MITRADEL) Doris Zapata Tuesday said that there is no favorable "outlook" for increasing the minimum wage in the country, a matter discussed every 2 years at a tripartite table to be held in 2021.
"Without obviating our legal and constitutional responsibility, I believe that the economic situation at this time (in the midst of the Covid-19 pandemic) does not present the prospect of an increase in the minimum wage," Zapata said.
The Minister explained that this salary increase "would need to be considered" and recalled that any . . .